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By Candace Moore Hill

The Bahá'í residence of Worship sits at the seashores of Lake Michigan, simply five miles north of Chicago. the way it got here to be in-built the guts of the us is a narrative that starts with the World's Columbian Exposition in 1893. encouraged through information of the 1st Bahá'í Temple in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, contributors of the Chicago Bahá'í apartment of Spirituality drafted a petition in 1903 soliciting for permission to start their very own. Fifty years later, in 1953, a accomplished Bahá'í residence of Worship was once devoted in Wilmette. the tale of the way only a few believers in a brand new religion outfitted the "Great Bell" of the North Shore--during the nice melancholy and global conflict II years--is proven with archival images from each degree of building as much as the current. This comprises ongoing recovery tasks holding the wonderful thing about the "Temple of Light."

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